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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Vietnam confirms barge sank at Ha Long Bay tourist site

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 04:46am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Vietnam confirms sinking at tour site A barge had sunk in Ha Long Bay at the time a cruise ship decided to bypass the popular tourist spot, the Travel Industry Council, which is investigating the incident, has been told. But it is still unclear whether this was the reason the Costa Victoria skipped the Unesco World Heritage site. Council chairman Michael ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Passengers refuse to disembark after cruise liner skips one stop in Vietnam

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 12:40pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Disgruntled passengers stage cruise ship sit-in About 300 disgruntled cruise passengers refused to leave their ship at the end of a five-day trip yesterday, claiming the tour company was not offering adequate compensation for cancelling a visit to Vietnam's Ha Long Bay. Some 40 to 50 of the passengers remained on board the Costa Victoria in Tsim ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourism Board expects 59m visitors to Hong Kong this year, 45m from mainland

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 01:06pm by Amy Nip

    ... which the board had targeted – including India, the Netherlands, Russia and Vietnam – grew by 8 per cent last year. Watch: Can Hong Kong's border checkpoints handle more tourists? ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Weak yen and Australian dollar driving outbound tourism growth

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 05:40am by Amy Nip

    ... said. Political instability in Thailand disrupted tours to Bangkok, but did not undermine the Christmas numbers. "The impact is not big. People shift to alternatives such as Vietnam, Sabah ...

  5. News - China Insider - TOURISM

    South Korea eases visa rules to attract more Chinese tourists

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 05:24pm

    ... requirements for citizens of other South and Southeast Asian countries, such as India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and the Philippines. Seoul ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tour debacle involving SIG Holiday revealed as branches halt operations

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan, Stuart Lau

    ... Thomas Chan and Stuart Lau Vietnam incident involving 39 on tour run by city travel agency emerges as five branches halt operations and customers clamour for money back Holiday coach 'leaves trippers at roadside' Thirty-nine people on a holiday in Vietnam were dumped at the side of a road after a financial dispute involving their travel agency, it was claimed yesterday. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    New cruise terminal tests the waters

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com New cruise terminal tests the waters Ocean liner Celebrity Millennium will berth at the new Kai Tak cruise terminal on Saturday in a trial run ahead of its official opening in June. The 2,100-passenger cruise ship, which set out from Singapore and stopped in Halong Bay, Vietnam, will berth in Hong Kong from Saturday to Monday. It will use the city ...

  8. Business - Money - TOURISM

    Xu Zheng's 'Lost in Thailand' film spurs Chinese tourist boom

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Carl Berrisford

    ... a territorial dispute in the South China Sea. One blogger also suggested that Thailand has started to attract a lot of middle-class Chinese tourists who may normally visit Hainan Island or Vietnam ...



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